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Definition of guardship

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guard ship

noun (2)
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Definition of guard ship (Entry 2 of 2)

: a warship under way or at anchor assigned to a special administrative duty or required to maintain temporarily a higher degree of readiness than others of the squadron

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Noun (1)

guard entry 1 + -ship

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